Jr. Zookeeper Work Areas
Jr. Zookeepers: June 18th - 24th and July 11th - 22nd, 2016
February 14th - Applications will be available on-line.
March 4th - Applications and Teacher Recommendations due by 5:00 p.m.
March 18th - Essays due by 5:00 p.m.
April 1st and 2nd - Interviews will be held
Contact the Education Department at the Zoo for more information
Class fee is $85.00 for two weeks
Zoo Safari 2016
Registration Information - Class fees are $65.00
Friends of the Ellen Trout Zoo - February 29th, 9:00 a.m.
A code will be emailed to Members from the Membership office that is required to register online. You may register online or at the Zoo's Education Building.
General Registration - March 7th, 9:00 a.m.
You may register online or at the Zoo's Education Building.
June 6-10: 1st & 2nd Grade and 5th and 6th Grade
June 13-17: 1st & 2nd Grade and 5th and 6th Grade and Jr. Zookeeper
June 20-24: 1st & 2nd Grade and 3th and 4th Grade and Jr. Zookeeper
June 27 – July 1: 1st & 2nd Grade and 3th and 4th Grade
July 11-15: 1st & 2nd Grade and 3th and 4th Grade and Jr. Zookeeper
July 18-22: 1st & 2nd Grade and 3th and 4th Grade and Jr. Zookeeper
July 25-29: 3rd & 4th Grade and 5th and 6th Grade
Aug. 1-5: 3rd & 4th Grade and 5th and 6th Grade
Aug. 8-12: 3rd & 4th Grade and 5th and 6th Grade
Zoo Safari Classes
Critter Classification(going into first or second grade)
Discover the slinky, furry and fluffy critters of Ellen Trout Zoo and around the world. Campers will come face-to-face with creatures\
great and small, play games, be creative with animal crafts and explore their zoo!
Wild Detectives(going into third and fourth grade)
Become Eco-explorers and investigate endangered animals and their endangered wild homes. Campers will meet rare and endangered
animals, go behind-the-scenes and discover ways to help conserve and protect our animal friends.
Zoo Engineers(going into fifth and sixth grade)
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you ran the zoo? Campers will design exhibits for their favorite zoo animals, set up and take touch carts throughout the zoo, develop and enrichment project and more.
Zoo Animal Classifications
This area includes – big cats, rhinos, giraffe, clinic
animals and some others.
includes – primates, Asian section of the zoo minus
sloths, tamarins, otters, courtyard birds, king
vulture and small bats.
This area includes the reptiles and amphibians in the small
animal building, alligators, Galapagos tortoises, Komodo
Dragons, Siamese and Nile crocodiles and large Asian
This area includes – Hippos, tapirs, deer, African Aviary, African
tortoises and the waterfowl pool.